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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 27, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Contemporary Israeli Voices: The Sound of our Steps

Ronit Matalon, best-selling novelist Free and open to the public Ronit Matalon will discuss her latest novel, The Sounds of our Steps . Matalon is a bestselling writer and novelist and has worked as a journalist for Israel TV and for the daily Haaretz . She has also worked as a critic and book reviewer for Haaretz . At present, she is senior lecturer in Hebrew and comparative literature at Haifa University. She teaches creative writing there as well as at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem and is a member of the Forum for Mediterranean Culture at the Van Leer Institute.

Public Affairs Center (PAC) 004

Monday, November 07, 2016

08:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Contemporary Israeli Voices:The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem: Inter-Generational Tension, Forbidden Love, and Questions of Identity in 20th-Century Israel with: Sarit Yishai-Levi, acclaimed Israeli journalist and author Sarit Yishai-Levi will discuss her debut novel, The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem. Yishai-Levi is an acclaimed Israeli journalist and author. The Beauty Queen of Jerusalme was a number one bestseller that won the Publishers Associations Gold and Platinum Prizes and the Steimatzky Prize for bestselling book of the year when it was published in Israel. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Russell House